Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Solution Saturday: Help We’re Stuck and Sinking

Dear Dan, Our organization is stuck. We’re losing energy and declining. What suggestions do you have for getting unstuck? Sincerely, Nervous about the future Dear Nervous, Thanks for your question. Apart from intervention,… Continue reading

7 Ways to Stop Being a Grim Reaper Leader

Grim-Reaper-Leaders contaminate every environment. People feel you before they see you. Have you ever walked into a space and felt a bad vibe before seeing anyone?  Radius: Imagine waking up after an accident… Continue reading

7 Ways to Instill Confidence in Those Who Lack Boldness

Treating people like losers tends to cause them to act like losers. The power of a respected leader is their ability to help others believe in themselves. People who believe they matter tend… Continue reading

How Curiosity Changed My Life

Infatuation with your voice weakens connection, limits influence, and destroys effectiveness. Brilliant leaders ask forward-facing questions. Fall in love with the voice of others. What about blabbermouths? Don’t use the presence of blabbermouths… Continue reading

Secret Sauce: Daydream Your Way to Success

Negativity is the ability to dream up problems aggravated by the inability to imagine solutions. You might have a leadership position, but you can’t actually lead until you can daydream. Everything is first… Continue reading

Dear Dan: How Much Time Should I Spend Convincing Naysayers

Dear Dan, We have lots of great people in our organization, but there are a few vocal naysayers. The negative people don’t seem to like anything. We want to make change, but a… Continue reading